Amer Iqbal

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Amer Iqbal
Residence Lahore, Pakistan
Fields Theoretical Physics
Institutions Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences
University of Washington
Harvard University
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
University of Texas at Austin
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Doctoral advisor Barton Zwiebach
Known for Mysterious duality
Refined Topological Vertex
M-Strings
Notable awards Abdus Salam Award

Amer Iqbal is a Pakistani theoretical physicist. He is primarily known for his work in string theory and mathematical physics.

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Amer Iqbal is a professor of physics and mathematics at the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences. He is also an associate professor of physics and mathematics at the School of Science & Engineering at the Lahore University of Management Sciences.[1] Before he was an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Amer Iqbal has a M.Sc. in Mathematics from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad and Doctorate in Theoretical physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He carried out his doctoral research under the supervision of Barton Zwiebach. He has held postdoctoral positions at the University of Texas at Austin and at Harvard University.

Amer Iqbal was awarded the Abdus Salam Award for physics for his work on super string theory and its relationship with supersymmetry and gauge theories.[2]

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